October 31 is upon us, which means it's nearly time to celebrate Día de los Muertos. But know what it's not time to do? Culturally appropriate calavera—AKA sugar skull—makeup, or paint your face like "La Calavera Catrina" as a super-cool Halloween "costume."
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But for everyone else, we've got you covered with the brightest, most colorful, and decidedly gorgeous Día De Los Muertos makeup tutorials, ahead, so you can celebrate the holiday—and your ancestors—in style.